Did the Smithsonian Buy His Fake Art?

The Daily Beast | Katie Zavadski:

A Michigan-based art dealer was charged with selling dozens of fake works by American masters to unsuspecting buyers. Was the Smithsonian also duped by his alleged fraud? What a difference a decade makes. In a 2006 review of an art forger’s tell-all tale on Amazon, Eric Ian Hornak Spoutz—who today stands accused of such crimes himself—lambasted the author for his “incessant blaming of eBay for ‘allowing’ him to commit such crimes.”… Read more